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2Ch 5:9 (KJV) — And they drew out the staves of the ark, that the ends of the staves were seen from the ark before the oracle; but they were not seen without. And there it is unto this day.
2Ch 5:9 (NASB) — The poles were so long that the ends of the poles of the ark could be seen in front of the inner sanctuary, but they could not be seen outside; and *they are there to this day.
|Phrase from KJV (Help)
||As the ark was no longer to be carried about, the staves were unnecessary.|
|there it is
||or, they are there: as 1Ki 8:8|
|unto this day
||That is, the day when these events were recorded; not the day when these extracts were made, after the captivity, and consequently, long after the destruction of the temple.|
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